Top 20 Games Deals for February 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
2 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
3 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
4 $62,064,750 Eyecon Playtech Games Acquisition
5 $58,204,680 Shinezone Consortium Games Investment
6 $8,500,000 Disruptor Beam Romulus Capital, GrandBanks Capital Games Investment
7 $7,840,000 Fig Consortium Games Investment
8 $6,221,000 Blazing Griffin Scottish Investment Bank Games Investment
9 $2,500,000 Obsidian Entertainment Undisclosed Games Investment
10 $1,495,200 Spov Keywords Studios Games Acquisition
11 $1,000,000 CoolMiniOrNot Undisclosed Games Investment
12 Undisclosed Brooklyn Indie Games Galileo Games Games Acquisition
13 Undisclosed Donya Labs Microsoft Games Acquisition
14 Undisclosed FreeStyleGames Ubisoft Games Acquisition
15 Undisclosed Jelly Smeared Games Iversoft Games Acquisition
16 Undisclosed Center Point Development Kolarmy Technology Games Acquisition
17 Undisclosed 99Games Consortium Games Investment
18 Undisclosed Flashbulb Games Nordisk Film Games Games Acquisition
19 Undisclosed Playdemic TT Games Games Acquisition
20 Undisclosed Snatch Unilever Ventures Games Investment

More information

  1. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  2. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  3. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  4. Playtech Buys Online Bingo Specialist Eyecon for £50m (Finance Magnates)
  5. Mobile and Browser Game Developer Shinezone Wins RMB 400 Mln Series B (Marbridge Consulting)
  6. ‘Star Trek Timelines’ game maker Disruptor Beam raises $8.5M (TechCrunch)
  7. Fig raises $7.8 million to expand game crowdfunding platform (VentureBeat)
  8. The Ship: Remastered dev Blazing Griffin secures £5M in funding (Gamasutra)
  9. Obsidian Entertainment’s Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Secures $2.5 Million in Two Weeks on Fig (Crowdfund Insider)
  10. Dublin video games service firm Keywords buys Spov for £1.2m (Irish Times)
  11. The World of SMOG Rise of Moloch Board Game Raises Over $1 Million Via Kickstarter (video) (Geeky-Gadget)
  12. Brooklyn Indie Games merges with Galileo Games (Dice Tower News)
  13. Microsoft acquires Donya Labs, the company behind 3D data optimization software Simplygon (VentureBeat)
  14. Ubisoft buys Guitar Hero Live and DJ Hero developer, renamed Ubisoft Leamington (Gamezone)
  15. Iversoft acquires Ottawa gaming studio; plans ‘triple-digit growth’ in 2017 (OBJ)
  16. PCG Entertainment : Kolarmy Technology to Acquire 100% Stake in Center Point Development from PCG Entertainment (4-traders)
  17. Gaming Startup 99Games Raises Funding From Japanese Investment Firm Dream Incubator (Inc42)
  18. Nordisk Film Games investerar 13 miljoner i dansk spelstudio (Digital)
  19. TT Games Acquires Playdemic to Create New LEGO® Mobile Games (Yahoo Finance )
  20. Unilever breaks into augmented reality with new investment in gaming start-up Snatch (Growth Business UK)
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